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LifeStyles

Miss Holliday, Mr. Littlejohn wed June 24

Ashley Nicole Holliday and Randall William Littlejohn exchanged marriage vows Saturday, June 24, 2006, at Temple Baptist Church. The Rev. More...

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Pair will have to tough it out in the ghetto

Dear Annie: For the past two years, my husband and I have been renovating a house in a transitional neighborhood. Not so nicely put, it's an innercity ghetto. More...

Festival's peach recipe contest is set for July 22

The South Carolina Peach Festival's annual Peach Recipe Contest will get under way Saturday at 3 p.m. at Daddy Joe's Beach House BBQ & Grill. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Vera Lee B. White

Retired from Hamrick Mills

Vera Lee Batchelor White, 97, passed away Friday, July More...

Jimmie L. Greene Sr.

Retired from Timken and Footstar Inc.

Jimmie L. Greene Sr., 64, of 135 Connecticut Ave., widower of Dorothy Stewart Greene, More...

Barbara Snipes Tate

CHARLOTTE - Barbara Snipes Tate, 64, died Thursday, July 13, 2006, after a More...

State News

Knotts has signatures to get on ballot for governor

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) State Sen. Jake Knotts has about 13,000 voters' signatures on a petition to get on the ballot in November as an independent candidate for governor, political consultant Rod Shealy said Sunday night. More...

Judge to decide whether woman gets death penalty

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) One of the few woman ever to face a possible death penalty in South Carolina will try to convince a judge to have mercy on her after admitting she killed a brain-damaged and physically disabled man. More...

STATE BRIEFS

Allendale County judge charged COLUMBIA - An Allendale County magistrate has been charged with misconduct in office, according to the State Law Enforcement Division. More...

Man charged with soliciting child by computer

Arrest made by undercover Internet detective

A Saudi Arabian man who paid $2,600 to fly here and meet two 14year-old girls has landed in jail. More...

City retirees might have to pay portion of premiums

Gaffney City Council is expected to vote today on a controversial measure that would force its retirees to pay a portion of their health insurance premiums. More...

Local News

Local minister fined by ethics board

A local minister who serves on the city's Zoning Board of Adjustments has been slapped with a $2,000 fine levied by the State Ethics Commission. More...

READER OF THEWEEK

Name: Hillary Mower Occupation: chiropractor Residence: More...

WORK BEGINS

Cherokee Masonry has started work on masonry repairs at the Gaffney High School front entrance. Virtually all the outside brick work will be replaced, a task which is expected to take up to a year to complete. More...

Sports

Gaffney All-Stars fail to advance

The two local all-star teams didn't have a lot to smile about at the Cal Ripken Southeast Regional for 7 and 8 year olds. More...

Post 109 roughs up Belton

Second round starts today against Rock Hill at Winthrop Ballpark

With the Post 109 batters hitting the ball all over and out of Commissioners Field on Friday, Gaffney seems ready for their secondround playoff opponent. More...

Kyle Busch finally gets first victory of 2006

LOUDON, N.H. - Kyle Busch believes his team is finally headed in the right direction. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

JUNKETING TO THE AIR SHOW WASHINGTON - With time running out on this session and the Middle East in turmoil, both houses of Congress adjourned last Thursday until Tuesday for a four-day weekend. More...

Columns

Fore!

I've told you how I sometimes lose things because my wife feels the need to "tidy up" my office or the table next to my recliner (once her "tidying up" resulted in the TV remote control being put in the refrigerator). More...

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED...

Keep looking, it's around here somewhere

Do you grow weary and frustrated spending so much time looking for some object you have but can't find? If so, I share you agony. Read on. More...

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